Faustina the Younger
Second half of the 2nd century CE.
Inv. No. 1986.40.New York, Metropolitan Museum of ArtPhoto by Roger B. Ulrich

Faustina the Younger.

Second half of the 2nd century CE.
Inv. No. 1986.40.

New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Private collection.
Gift of Shelby and Leon Levy, 1986.
Faustina was the wife of the emperor Marcus Aurelius. The ornate, scalloped hair is characteristic of the mid-Antonine period.
© 2010. Photo, text: Roger B. Ulrich.
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